Programmable Washer-Extractors: A critical part of your department's safety toolkit

Jorgensen, Haley
February 2007
Fire Chief;Feb2007, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p10
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the installation of programmable washer-extractors for firefighters by fire departments in the U.S. These instruments are considered important because wearing dirty gears are hazardous to both firefighters and those they serve. They help in the prevention of firefighters' exposure to carcinogens, flammables, poisons, and biohazards by cleaning protective ensembles and firehouses. Thus, they are considered a critical part of a department's safety toolkit.


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